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The Telephone Rang And Rang

May 30, 2013 // La Prensa - Nicaragua - Spanish

Americans who watched TV in 2008 will certainly remember Hillary Clinton’s commercial against Barack Obama when they were both running for the Democratic presidential nomination: A phone was ringing in semi-darkness and no one picked it up, while a voice wondered what would happen if, in the early morning, an [Read more]

Is the US a Good Sheriff?

May 22, 2013 // La Prensa - Nicaragua - Spanish

There are currently a lot of people who consider the U.S. to be the world’s sheriff; the rest accuse it of believing itself to be so.

An Uneventful Visit

May 19, 2013 // El Nuevo Diario - Nicaragua - Spanish

Obama's objective was fulfilled: Greetings, pictures and illusory hopes had been placed on the table — hopes that went beyond even the original false expectations

The Transatlantic Union: The Trap Within

March 16, 2013 // El Nuevo Diario - Nicaragua - Spanish

On Feb. 12, 2013, in his annual State of the Union address, President Barack Obama unilaterally announced that negotiations for a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership with the European Union were underway. The story he broke was confirmed hours later, with a joint declaration from the American president and [Read more]

Imperialism of the Dollar

February 1, 2013 // El Nuevo Diario - Nicaragua - Spanish

In the mess of the globalized capitalist system, the U.S. currency is the global reserve. It supports the majority of currencies, intervenes in most commercial transactions and financial operations and serves as an international means of payment. Given this context, its collapse would mean the end of the dollar [Read more]

The Sale of Arms

January 10, 2013 // La Prensa - Nicaragua - Spanish

On the morning of December 14, 2012, a massacre occurred in a primary school in Connecticut, 70 miles from New York City. Citizens of this hemisphere are familiar with this case of social violence that resulted in the deaths of many American children. And, we ask: Why do these events, which seem more typical of [Read more]

The United States: Lessons Learned

January 5, 2013 // La Prensa - Nicaragua - Spanish

The United States of America is undoubtedly still a vast and powerful nation. However, it is already experiencing some changes within its structures that tell us that there is a transition toward new ways of being. What is striking about the recent past is this nation is already becoming multinational and colorful. [Read more]

Tragedy in Newtown

January 3, 2013 // La Prensa - Nicaragua - Spanish

Very lamentable are recent events in Newtown, where a 20 year old man, probably mentally ill, assassinated 20 students, small children between the ages of six and seven, riddled six adults with bullets and later committed suicide. It is said that prior to the school attack he also killed his mother, whom he shot four [Read more]

Obama and the Unavoidable Intervention

December 6, 2012 // El Nuevo Diario - Nicaragua - Spanish

The conflict in Syria has reached a point where Obama cannot remain indifferent without putting in danger not just the future of Syria, but also the influence of the United States in the region.
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